EAST LYNNE THEATER COMPANY 2014 SEASON - East Lynne Theater Company Auditions

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East Lynne Theater Company 2014 Season - NJ EPA

East Lynne Theater Company|Cape May, NJ

Date of Audition:
3/17/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT
Monday, March 17, 2014
11:30 AM to 7:30 PM
break: 3pm to 4pm

Contract
SPT
Cat. 3; $291/week AEA minimum

Location
First Presbyterian Church of Cape May
500 Hughes St
Cape May, NJ 08204


Seeking
Equity actors, men and women, for the 2014 season to include:

THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS
ZORRO
WITHIN THE LAW

see breakdown

Preparation
Prepare a brief monologue, preferably humorous, or read from sides from one of the season shows.

Sides will be available at the auditions. A reader will be provided for those auditioning with sides.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
Rehearsals begin on the Mon two weeks before opening-performance week of each show.

All of the rehearsals in Cape May, NJ.

NJ EPA: 3/17/14, 10:30 to 7:30, in Cape May, NJ
NYC EPA: 3/28/14, 9:30 to 5:30, at AEA, NYC
(see separate notices)

Other
www.eastlynnetheater.org.

Personnel
Artistic Director, Gayle Stahlhuth will be at all EPAs.

If unable to attend the EPAs, mail pictures & resumes to the Theatre Company office:
121 Fourth Ave., West Cape May, NJ 08204

· A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
For appointment, email to: eastlynneco@aol.com.
For those without appointments, sign-up begins at 10:30am and continues through 7pm.

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS
by Henry Myers (who wrote such screenplays as “Destry Rides Again”),
Director: Gayle Stahlhuth
Runs: June 11-July 19, 2014

On Broadway in 1922, it charts the ups and downs of a married couple from 1872-1922

Seeking:

ANNE WELLS
goes from newlywed to the Golden Anniversary, ages fifty years from 20s-70s; age range 30-40

MARTIN WELLS
Anne’s husband of fifty years, who also ages from 20s-70s in the play; age range 30-40.

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ZORRO!
World premiere about the famous masked man, written by James Rana, based on the 1919 novel by Johnston McCulley,
Director: Gayle Stahlhuth

Runs: July 23-August 30, 2014

Five of the six actors play a multitude of characters in this true ensemble piece.

seeking:

DON DIEGO VEGA
son of a wealthy landowner in Old Los Angeles (1840) who appears to like only joking and drinking, but in reality is ZORRO, the masked avenger who protects citizens from the corrupt government; age range late 20s – late 30s

ACTOR 2
plays Lolita Pulido, who is in love with Zorro, but betrothed to Don Diego, whom she can’t stand, not realizing they are the same person, and she also plays various townsfolk, age range 20-30

ACTOR 3
plays Captain Ramon, who will do anything to capture Zorro, and is in love with Lolita, and also plays various townsfolk, age range 35-45

ACTOR 4
plays Dona Catalina, Lolita’s mother, who is eager to have her daughter married, and also portrays various townsfolk, age range 45-60

ACTOR 5
plays Don Carlos Pulido, Lolita’s father who has lost much of his wealth due to speaking up against the government, and he also portrays various townsfolk, age range 50-60

ACTOR 6
plays Friar Felipe who helps Don Diego in his quest to become Zorro, and also plays various smaller roles; age range 45-60.

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WITHIN THE LAW
By Bayard Veiller
Director: Gayle Stahlhuth

Runs: September 17-October 12, 2014

The sensational 1912 Broadway hit about a young woman falsely accused of shoplifting who vows to get revenge by working just “within the law”

seeking:

MARY TURNER
after serving three years in prison for being falsely accused of shoplifting, she learns how to earn a living by operating just “within the law,” age range 20-30

EDWARD GILDER
wealthy owner of a Manhattan department store who looks the other way when a wealthy shopper is a kleptomaniac, but uses one of his employees, Mary, as a scapegoat to teach others working for him a lesson, age range 55-65

RICHARD GUILDER
Edward’s spoiled son who falls in love with Mary, age range 25-35

GEORGE DEMAREST
Edward’s lawyer who will do whatever his client asks, age range 40-60

POLICE INSPECTOR BURKE
no nonsense inspector for the NYC police; age range 40-60

JOE GARSON
a forger who is trying to go ‘straight’ with Mary’s help, age range 30-40

AGNES LYNCH
accustomed to being on the wrong side of the law until she meets Mary, a fun-loving but practical person, age range 20-30 (also plays the small role of SARA, Edward’s secretary in the first scene)

EDDIE GRIGGS
a crook and a stool pigeon, also known as ‘English Eddie,’ age range 35-45 (also plays the small role of SMITHSON who works in Gilder’s store in the first scene)

DETECTIVE SERGEANT CASSIDY
Burke is his boss, and he believes in Mary’s guilt, age range 30-45 (also plays the small role of WILLIAM IRWIN, a lawyer in one scene)

HELEN MORRIS
a clerk at Gilder’s department who is a thief, age range 20-35 (also plays the small role of WILLIAMS in one scene, a stenographer at police headquarters)


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